Directing

Become a director through our 3-D education in script analysis, communicating with actors, and collaborating with designers.

Dive right in to our hands-on coursework:

  • Directing I—script analysis and scene work
  • Directing II—direction of a one-act play
  • Directing III—direction of a full-length play
  • Advanced Directing Studio—direction of a full-length play or experimental work devised by the student
  • Senior Project in Directing—direction of a full-length play or experimental work devised by the student

Expand your expertise with courses in:

  • Historical Styles in Design
  • Principles of Stage Management
  • Practicum in Stage Management

Direct a performance open to the public in the Dragon’s Lair Theatre or the Mary L. Welch Theatre.

Past productions by student directors include:

  • Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire
  • Private Eyes by Stephen Dietz
  • Proof by David Auburn
  • “For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls” by Christopher Durang
  • Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe
  • Keeping Tom Nice by Lucy Gannon
  • “Delores” by Edward Allen Baker